Genius Brands International, the children’s entertainment company, has named Matthew Kornberg as its new controller.
In his new role, Kornberg will be responsible for maximizing the financial assets of the company, through financial procedures, controls and reporting systems.
As a certified public accountant, Kornberg will also produce Genius Brands International’s quarterly and annual financial reports.
The appointment was made by Genius Brands International’s chairman and CEO, Andy Heyward and its president. Amy Moynihan Heyward.
“Matthew has an innate aptitude for finance and brings fresh insights and a global perspective to the role of controller for Genius Brands International.” Said Heyward.
“He has a keen understanding of all the various aspects of the company’s operations, from production and distribution to licensing and business development and is a welcomed addition to our company.”
Kornberg added: “I am very enthusiastic about the opportunities for growth and expansion that now exists with Genius Brands International.
“Andy and Amy have a tremendous wealth of experience and knowledge in all facets of the children’s media business and I am looking forward to collaborating with them and to utilizing my financial expertise to facilitate the company’s ongoing success.”